23 days in Spain, France & Germany Itinerary

23 days in Spain, France & Germany Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Edmonton, Canada

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Shop till you drop at Mercado San Miguel and Rio Creative Art Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Catedral Primada, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid road trip app.

Edmonton, Canada to Madrid is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In March, Madrid is warmer than Edmonton - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and stroll around Parc Guell.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip maker site.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Croisette and Le Suquet. Get some historical perspective at Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage and Eglise St Pierre & Paul. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Plage Mace, pick up some local products at Marche Forville, view the masterpieces at Galerie de Cannes, and see the interesting displays at Musee de L'ecole.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Cannes in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cannes

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Antibes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Chateau-Musee Grimaldi ©
Chateau-Musee Grimaldi

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, visit Montmartre, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

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Traveling by flight from Cannes to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cannes in March, with highs in Paris at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate Topography of Terror and Haus Schwarzenberg. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, shop like a local with Gallery Heike Arndt DK, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and take in the exciting artwork at Anomalie Art club.

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Getting from Paris to Berlin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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